Emotional Eating Won't Help This
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Welcome to my updated page. Like the look? I was in the mood to decorate for my favorite holiday, Halloween. I love it even more than Christmas, although Christmas rates right up there I assure you!
I'm joining my third Stormy's Challengers Challenge for October. Goal to lose 10 pounds in the month. We support each other really well and I've had great success with the team. Link here if you want:
I had a meeting today that I thought went well. One of the people involved texted me after work hours to say we needed to chat. I replied asking if everything was ok or if I should call. I said I could call right away. The response was that everything was fine but we needed to talk about a project.
So here I sit tonight, knowing very well that when people say "we need to chat" followed by "everything's fine" that means things are usually not fine. I value this person as a colleague and a friend. Now I'm wracking my brains with what I may have said or done wrong.
I talked it over with Rick briefly. His response made me chuckle. "If you did say something wrong, you can't take it back. You said or did it." Well that's true. On top of it, I offered to talk immediately and my offer was declined. Therefore, why am I making myself crazy. Running the conversation as best I can on an infinite loop in my head to try to figure what may have gone wrong is not helping.
You know what else wouldn't help? Emotional eating. Nope. It sure wouldn't help. I haven't done it, and I'm feeling quite pleased with that. Whatever this issue is will get resolved or not. Worst case this valued colleague says "what you did was unforgivable and I never want to work on a project with you again." If that's true, I'll be sad. I can't imagine I've done anything to warrant that! But I'd be sad. Know what I won't be? Five pounds heavier from stress eating.
Because 5 more pounds slapped onto my tush isn't going to change whatever is bothering my colleague not one bit. Whatever they have to say to me they will say tomorrow even if I eat 400 cookies. My choice for tonight is to stay on program. That feels peaceful. As peaceful as I can be trying to figure out what on earth I did wrong. *chuckle*